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Name Latitude Longitude Feature Type
Executive Committee Range (RUS) 76° 30' 00.0" S 126° 00' 00.0" W Range
Name ID: 117935 Place ID: 4404

Executive Committee Range (USA) 76° 50' 00.0" S 126° 00' 00.0" W Range
Name ID: 124941 Place ID: 4404

A range consisting of five major mountains, volcanic in origin, which trends north-south for 50 miles along the 126th meridian, in Marie Byrd Land. Discovered by the United States Antarctic Service expedition on a flight, Dec. 15, 1940, and named for the Antarctic Service Executive Committee. Individual mountains are named in honor of members of the committee, except for Mount Sidley, the most imposing mountain in the range, which was discovered and named by Rear Admiral Richard E. Byrd in 1934. The entire range was mapped in detail by USGS from surveys and U.S. Navy trimetrogon photography, 1958-60.

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